Millions of Shiites from different cities of Iraq have commenced their journey on shanks pony towards Karbala for pilgrimage of Imam Hussain (a.s). Shiites are holding flags of Ya Abbas (a.s), Ya Hussain (a.s) and marching towards Karbala for performing Azadari and to pay condolence to Imam E Zamana (ajtf) in groups where as Government has made arrangements
Â for Shiites protection. Shiites marching towards Karbala includes children, youth, men, women and aged people. Like previous year this year also welcome camps are established on the route of Karbala to welcome the Shiites marching from different cities and they are being encouraged. Marching to Karbala on occasion of Chehlum of Imam Hussain (a.s) is a very old culture of Iraqi people.